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West View Seedling

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Discovered in 1932 in Billericay, Essex, England by F.W. Rainbird. Fruits have firm, rather dry, greenish white flesh with an insipid flavour.

Synonyms:
Westview Seedling
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Shape
Conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
54.00mm 2
Width
60.50mm 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Juiciness
dry 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1943 - 003

  

Accession name
West View Seedling (M27)
Flowering time  ›››
11th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1


References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register